Axis boosts mid-range HDTV PTZ cameras with improved mechanical performance, high zoom and wide dynamic range

Chelmsford, Mass., 2015-Mar-25
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AXIS P56 Series comprises aggressively priced, high-performance HDTV pan/tilt/zoom dome network cameras that are ideal for retail and city surveillance applications. The series offers all the major requirements for a PTZ camera, including a continuous 360° pan for robust mechanical performance, HDTV 720p and 1080p with optical zoom, the latest in wide dynamic range technology, image stabilization and more.

AXIS P56 Series comprises aggressively priced, high-performance HDTV PTZ dome network cameras for retail and city surveillance.
Axis Communications, the global leader in network video, today launched AXIS P56 Series, which consists of AXIS P5635-E and AXIS P5624-E PTZ Dome Network Cameras for wide area video surveillance in indoor and outdoor environments.

“The introduction of AXIS P56 Series changes the price point and performance level of mid-range PTZ dome cameras in the security market and will help bring quality video to retail, school and city surveillance applications without compromise,” said Fredrik Nilsson, general manager, Axis Communications, Inc. “AXIS P56 Series delivers all of the major requirements for a PTZ camera at an attractive price for the majority of PTZ camera installations.”

AXIS P5635-E is ideal for demanding indoor and outdoor video surveillance applications such as city surveillance. It is an HDTV 1080p camera with 30x optical zoom, enabling fine details to be captured at a distance. It features a 360° continuous pan capability, with no mechanical stop, for fast camera repositioning and smooth, continuous tracking of an object.

AXIS P5635-E has day/night functionality and good low light performance. Its support for Axis’ unique Wide Dynamic Range – Forensic Capture (120 dB) enables details in both very bright and dark areas of a scene to be visible. The camera also offers Axis’ Electronic Image Stabilization for better video and bandwidth savings in vibrating conditions.

AXIS P5635-E’s built-in intelligent functionalities include audio detection and Advanced Gatekeeper, which allows the camera to detect an object in a specified area and zoom in on it. Support for
AXIS Camera Application Platform enables other intelligent video functionalities to be downloaded to the camera. The camera also supports shock detection, which enables it to send an alarm when it has been hit. Other features in AXIS P5635-E include two-way audio, four configurable inputs/outputs for connection to external devices, Power over Ethernet Plus (PoE+), 24 V AC/DC and an SD card slot for local storage of recordings.

AXIS P5624-E is ideal for retail surveillance in both indoor and outdoor environments. It is an HDTV 720p camera with 18x optical zoom. Like AXIS P5635-E, it features a continuous 360° pan, day/night functionality for superb low light performance, 120 dB Wide Dynamic Range – Forensic Capture, Advanced Gatekeeper, shock detection, PoE+, and an SD card slot.

AXIS P56 Series cameras are compatible with AXIS T91B Mounts for ease of installation. The cameras are supported by the industry’s largest base of video management software through the Axis Application Development Partner Program, AXIS Camera Station and the complimentary AXIS Camera Companion. The cameras also include support for AXIS Video Hosting System and ONVIF for easy camera system integration.

AXIS P56 Series will be available through Axis’ standard distribution channels on April 14 at the suggested retail price of $1999 for AXIS P5635-E and $1599 for AXIS P5624-E.

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For further information about Axis Communications, please contact:

Kelley Brescia, Axis Communications, Inc.
Phone : 978 614 2137, Email : kelley.brescia@axis.com

Matt Flanagan, fama PR, Inc.
Phone : 617 986 5002, Email : axis@famapr.com

About Axis Communications

Axis offers intelligent security solutions that enable a smarter, safer world. As the global market leader in network video, Axis is driving the industry by continually launching innovative network products based on an open platform - delivering high value to its customers and carried through a global partner network. Axis has long-term relationships with partners and provides them with knowledge and ground-breaking network products in existing and new markets.

Axis has more than 1,900 dedicated employees in more than 40 countries around the world, supported by a network of over 75,000 partners across 179 countries. Founded in 1984, Axis is a Sweden-based company listed on NASDAQ Stockholm under the ticker AXIS. For more information about Axis, please visit our website www.axis.com.